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step inside a tranquil London apartment


With London all a-swelter from a heatwave and the grass of Wimbledon getting its tennis action, let’s step inside a tranquil Barbican apartment with a difference. The Seventies Brutalist style of concrete crazy architecture dominates this section of the densely populated financial district in the East side of London. Brutalism was a reaction to the lightness and optimism of the 1930s and 40s architecture, receiving its name from the French béton brut, or “raw concrete,” a term used by Le Corbusier to describe his choice of material. Brutalism was favoured for government buildings and high rise housing, as in the Barbican area of London.


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step inside a feminine Swedish apartment

Hello! Thanks for the great response to this post…photos, messages and declarations of clutter reduction from closets around the world have had me smiling. Keep it up!


This romantically feminine apartment in Malmö, Sweden is a sweet dream with its soft colour palette and floral features. Notice how well this open hanging wardrobe can work alongside your décor by introducing a complimentary colour palette into the room. It may be a great solution to keeping your basic wardrobe in sight when putting outfits together. I remember in my first apartment, my only hanging space was an open clothing rail. It worked so well and kept my wardrobe in check! Take a tour of the rest of this beautiful space…

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